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Incheon Greets Olympic Visitors With Mascot Touch

Incheon Greets Olympic Visitors With Mascot Touch

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Olympic and Paralympic mascots are big business. And it’s not just the oodles of merchandise that are sold at official gift shops in the Olympic Park and countless other places in the host city or country. In South Korea, organizers of the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games have gone all out making sure this year’s mascots—Soohorang […]

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Utah to Bid for 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Utah to Bid for 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Games

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

An exploratory committee comprising elected officials and business and community leaders in Utah has announced that Salt Lake City will pursue

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IOC Announces Plan to Reduce Costs to Host Cities

IOC Announces Plan to Reduce Costs to Host Cities

| February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The International Olympic Committee has unveiled more than 100 reforms aimed at increasing the flexibility and reducing the costs of cities

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Rod Menzer Named CEO of USA Archery

Rod Menzer Named CEO of USA Archery

| February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rod Menzer has been appointed chief executive officer of USA Archery following a search conducted by the executive recruiting firm SearchWide

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Will the U.S. Bid Again?

Will the U.S. Bid Again?

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

With the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, soon to be in the rear-view mirror, attention will next turn to bidding for the 2026 Winter Games. Leaders in Utah, Denver and Reno–Tahoe have all expressed interest should the United States pursue a bid. Complicating matters, though, was the recent award of […]

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New Look for the Games

New Look for the Games

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The first Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to be held in South Korea will certainly have a different feel than other recent Games. For the first time in 20 years, there will be no active NHL players competing. For the first time since 1952, there will not be an official team from Russia, thanks to […]

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Rio Earns Redemption

Rio Earns Redemption

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every Olympic Summer Games seems to come with its own challenges and concerns. In 2008, questions swirled around Beijing’s air quality. In 2010, there were doubts about adequate snow levels at the alpine venues near Vancouver. In 2012, some wondered whether London’s public transportation would be too crowded to move people efficiently. And in 2014, […]

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